# The Tigers won twice as many football games as they lost. They played 96 games. How many games did the win?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 7, 2016

They Tigers won 64 games.

#### Explanation:

Let's call the games the Tigers won

With the information provided in the question we can write two equations we can solve using substitution:

Because we know they played 96 games we know we can add the wins and losses to equal 96:

And, because we know they won twice as many games as they lost we can write:

Because the second equation is already in terms of

We can now substitute